The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0412 Wednesday, 27 June 2007
Date: Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 08:19:10 +1200
Subject: Update: ANZSA Conference
The Australia-New Zealand Shakespeare Association conference (ANZSA)
will be held in Dunedin, NZ from 7-10 February 2008, with the topic of
"Embodying Shakespeare." Confirmed speakers include:
Gail Kern Paster, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
Bruce Smith, University of Southern California
Dypmna Callaghan, Syracuse University
In memory of Associate Professor Lloyd Davis, the best post-graduate
paper at the conference will receive the Lloyd Davis memorial prize in
the amount of $AUS400. To apply for the Lloyd David prize, please send
In addition, Joyce Williams Post-graduate bursaries in the amount of
AUS$500 are available for Ph.D. level students studying in Australia and
New Zealand. To apply for a bursary, please send an abstract of about
500 words, a brief cv, and a letter of support from your advisor to
the official conference deadline of 1 September.
Registration fees have now been set.
By 1 December: 250NZD, with a concession of 200NZD for post-graduates
After 1 December: 300NZD, concession 250NZD.
The fee includes a reception and morning and afternoon teas. The fee
does not include ANZSA dues.
Papers are invited on any subject related to the central theme of
"Embodying Shakespeare." Possible topics might include, but are not
limited to: Shakespeare and histories and theories of the body,
representations of the body, the actor's body, cultural appropriations,
Shakespeare and the senses, phenomenology, embodiment and gender.
We welcome abstracts of 200 words for 20-minute paper presentations.
Please include a brief cv. Panel sessions are also welcome. Please
provide a list of participants, a proposal for the entire panel, and
brief abstracts for each paper. A cv of no more than 1 page is also
required. Deadline: 1 September.
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